New research from CLPHA and Econsult Solutions shows that PHAs generate and induce multiple streams of economic activity benefitting those who reside in public housing, as well as local employers, governments, and industries. Read more about "The Economic Impact of Public Housing: Ongoing Investment with Wide Reaching Returns" here.
From a Sacramento Promise Zone press release:
The City of Rockville breaks ground on building a multi-million dollar, mixed-use development in their downtown area.
What used to be just a parking lot will soon be a new place of attraction for Downtown Rockville. City of Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton said, “I think this project is going to be super. The partnership with HOC; 150 units of affordable housing for seniors.”
It's a new vision for a part of Kansas City that some felt was forgotten.
That vision is bringing new housing and development to the historic northeast along The Paseo. The plan is to take $30 million and turn into into a dream area for the entire community.
Back in September 2015, the Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded a grant to transform the Paseo Gateway near Independence Avenue, and The Paseo.
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's e-newsletter:
The District of Columbia Housing Authority, Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development, D.C. Housing Finance Agency and development partners celebrated the end of the first phase of the massive rehabilitation of the long vacant Parkway Overlook Apartments property which will bring 220 affordable units, new jobs, and economic development to Ward 8 and all of D.C.’s residents.
From the International Examiner:
From the Milwaukee Business Journal:
An up to $150 million tower with 350 apartments would bring new affordable housing to downtown Milwaukee under a plan by the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee.
From WCVB Boston:
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Tuesday announced a plan to invest $2.78 billion in capital expenses over five years. He calls it the "Imagine Boston Capital Plan."
The budget plan, which covers the years of 2020 through 2024, would dictate what the city spends on public projects including schools, roads, bridges, streets and libraries.
From The Salt Lake Tribune:
Pamela Atkinson has been an icon for decades, symbolizing to many Utah’s commitment to helping its homeless, refugees and other disadvantaged populations.
Now, the longtime advocate and faith leader — a woman Gov. Gary Herbert refers to as the Beehive State’s own “Mother Teresa” — is being honored with a new round of affordable housing in Utah’s capital for those who most need it.